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Traveling to Portugal
Portugal contains mountains, medieval villages, cultural treasures, coastal cities, beaches, castles and palaces, so they are suitable for all tourist interests, and are suitable for travel throughout the year as they enjoy a warm climate, sunny and mild winter, and we mention in this article the most important landmarks Tourist in Portugal.
Lisbon, the capital of Portugal and the largest city in western Portugal, is located on the estuary of the Tagus River, which is considered the main port in the country, and also a commercial, political and tourist center.
Porto is the second largest city in Portugal, and one of the oldest cities in Europe. The city center is on the list of UNESCO World Heritage sites. Among the most important attractions are the St. Francis Church, the Baroque Tower, the Porto Stock Exchange, the Porto Cathedral, the Soares dos Reis National Museum, and the Church Carmo and Majestic Cafe.
The Water Museum
The Water Museum is one of the most important tourist attractions in Lisbon and the largest marine basin in all of Europe. It is divided into four natural habitats that contain the vital systems found in the Pacific, Indian, Antarctic and Atlantic Oceans, and it also includes a huge tank and a large group of fish and marine animals.
The National Palace of Sintra
The National Palace of Sintra was built almost a thousand years ago by Moroccan Muslims, and the design of the palace attests to the organization of the interior courtyards, the walls covered with glazed tiles with rich geometric patterns, windows with hanging arches, and the external spaces where the sound of running water can be heard in connection with the Maghreb art.
One of the most prominent historical monuments in Portugal, the Tomar Castle, founded in 1160 AD as the headquarters of the Knights Templar, includes a medieval church and the Manuel Monastery window designed by sculptor Diogo de Aruda.